Time to meet the hospital people


What’s on the box?

Friday, February 26

Comedy Playhouse: Hospital People (BBC One, 10.35pm)

Mockumentary set in the fictional Brimlington General Hospital, finds us meeting the people who may not be doctors or nurses, but whose lives revolve around it.

Saturday, February 27

Stag (BBC Two, 9pm)

A Group of obnoxious friends struggle to survive the stag weekend from hell in the Scottish Highlands, in this brand new three-part dark comic thriller.

Ian Telford is a 34-year-old secondary school teacher from Eastbourne who doesn’t drink, doesn’t smoke, doesn’t eat meat, disapproves of blood sports. That’s all about to change when he joins the stag weekend of his brother-in-law ‘Johnners’ and several of his charmless friends, as they embark on a deer hunting adventure in the remote Scottish Highlands organised by best man, Ledge.

Sunday, February 28

Beowulf (STV, 7pm)

With danger lurking in every corner threatening the Shieldlands, Herot’s Huskarla patrol the forests looking for the enemy. With the danger known, Elvina’s decision to enter the forests, without a guard, stirs a concerned Beowulf, who downs tools and goes after her.